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Cape Town Free Walking Tours

Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 76 636 9007
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I did the historical walking tour of Cape Town and I felt I got a great overview of the history of... read more

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Great walking tour!

My friend and I went on two free walking tours, the historical tour with Ken and the Bo-kaap tour... read more

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Join one of our seven daily free tours that run from Green Market Square on the Corner of Burg Street and Shortmarket Street. The Free tours run 365 days a year - no booking needed. We will be there. Look out for the umbrellas. Free tour number one:HISTORIC TOUR at 8:50a.m, 11 am and 2p.m: A one and a half hour tour around the centre of Cape Town with tales of iconic leadership and peaceful revolutions but also with spoiled squirrels, a 360 year old fruity guy and a very depressed lion. Free tour number two: BO KAAP TOUR at 11a.m,2 pm and 4:20p.m: A one and a half hour tour around the beautiful Bo-Kaap where you get to see the colourful houses, smell the spices of the East, hear the mosques calling for prayer and let the Cape Malay food tempt your taste buds. We might even show you some hidden away places to get a local beer. Free tour number three: DISTRICT SIX TOUR at 4:20 p.m: A one a half tour around the neighbourhood of District Six,a former inner-city residential area in Cape Town that was built by a number of different nations who were forcibly removed from the area in the 1970s during Apartheid regime. We will be taking you around the corners of the city to get a taste of how people lived and you will also get some very interesting recommendations about what to do and to eat around the area. We look forward to seeing you! :)
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Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 76 636 9007

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Reviewed yesterday

I did the historical walking tour of Cape Town and I felt I got a great overview of the history of Cape Town in a short time. The walking distance isn't long and therefore very accessible. The guide was excellent; she was knowledgeable and approachable...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My friend and I went on two free walking tours, the historical tour with Ken and the Bo-kaap tour with a female guide. Both were informative, although Ken had a deeper knowledge and was humorous at the same time. Both were friendly and very willing...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Did the Bo-kap and historic tours, also manged to squeeze in a light lunch inbetween. Great guide who was open and interested in meeting people and had lots to talk about. Well worth tipping him his 100/person which we paid him, but you pay what...More

Thank sarne
Reviewed 2 days ago

The guides have a passion, enthusiasm and knowledge for their city that makes the tours very enjoyable and educational. I did the historic and apartheid tours with Manni and Bo Kaap with Ken.

Thank oneSouthport
Reviewed 4 days ago

I did the Bo-Kaap tour with Nathan, as he was still in training it was just me and another person and the tour was just amazing. Or guide had a lot of knowledge about the area and its history and could basically answer any questions...More

Thank resicialize
Reviewed 5 days ago

We did the Bo Kaap walking tour with Alexander Hart, who was very informative and did a brilliant job of the 90 minute tour. Doing this walking tour with a guide is so much more interesting than walking around alone, as you learn so much...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Apartheid to Freedom and the Bo Kaap tours. Do yourself a favor and take at least one tour with these folks. We find that "free" walking tours have the best guides because they know if they aren't good, they aren't going to...More

Thank Silvia B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lizzie our tour guide gave us a great insight in to Apartheid South Africa. It is clear she is a proud South African and brought the story to life with little anecdotes though she herself was not born until 1990. Fascinating to hear about the...More

Thank Cathie F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Keven did a fabulous job on this 90-minute tour. He spoke very passionately from his heart about this evil system in South Africa's history. The tour is nicely paced and quite informative, as you go from place to place. I highly recommend it!

Thank rejoicing
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a great tour! Thanks Diane for everything! Great people, great places. Recommend it to everyone visiting the city.

Thank Salmito C
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Heba M
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Response from Nifa9 | Reviewed this property |
100 rand is a great tip and very worth every bit.
28 June 2017|
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Response from marthag | Reviewed this property |
We gave about 300 rand for the two of us. I think that's fair for two hours
25 March 2017|
Response from BeaK486 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, where is Costantia??